Accounting Technician- TEMP

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Classification:Temporary Clerical
Grade:Grade 75
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:VCAS Financial Services
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

UAA Accounting Services is seeking a motivated, customer driven, and detailed person for the Accounting Services technician (temp) position. We serve over 20,000 UA students, faculty and staff. Accounting Services is a department within the division of UAA's Budget and Finance responsible for administering the financial accounting functions, processing accounting transactions, maintaining accounting records and managing internal controls for UAA.

Duties:

UAA Accounting Services is seeking a motivated, customer driven, and detailed person for the Accounting Services technician (temp) position. We serve over 20,000 UA students, faculty and staff. Accounting Services is a department within the division of UAA's Budget and Finance responsible for administering the financial accounting functions, processing accounting transactions, maintaining accounting records and managing internal controls for UAA.

This position will assist students with the financial aid disbursement process, reconcile accounts, maintain award ledgers and student files, return funds to Federal, State and scholarship donors, and coordinate collection of outstanding debt with accounts receivable.

This position will provide customer service to students, their parents, spouses or relatives, lenders, scholarship granters and other UAA employees to explain student accounts and advise on the student financial aid process.

Ability to work under pressure during peak time, accuracy with large volume of data entry, must work well with others and communication skills needed. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

Demonstrated accounting knowledge. 
Excellent written and verbal skills. 
Knowledge and experience with automated accounting systems. 
Demonstrated abilities in MS Office suite. 
Ability to provide high level customer service.  
 
Required Experience:
 
1+ years of accounting, cashier or finance experience 
1 year customer service  
1 year clerical experience.
 
Education:
 High school graduate or equivalent 

This position is temporary, Grade 75 with minimum hourly rate of $15.25.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
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